Keynote and Symposia Speakers

Keynote Lecture

Saturday, December 8, 6:00 pm

Sean J Morrison, Children’s Medical Center Research Institute, UT Southwestern/HHMI

 Symposium 1: Nuclear Organization

Sunday, December 9, 8:00 am

Ibrahim I. Cissé, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ana Pombo, Berlin Institute for Medical Systems Biology
Arjun Raj, University of Pennsylvania

 Symposium 2: Cell Migration

Sunday, December 9, 9:45 am

Anna Huttenlocher, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Michael Sixt, IST Austria


 Symposium 3: Neuronal Cell Biology

Sunday, December 9, 9:45 am

Erika Holzbaur, University of Pennsylvania
J. Paul Taylor, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital/HHMI

 Symposium 4: Cytoskeletal Dynamics

Monday, December 10, 8:00 am

Anna Akhmanova, Utrecht Universit
Andrew Carter, MRC Lab Molecular Biology


Bruce Goode, Brandeis University

 Symposium 5: Metabolism

Monday, December 10, 9:45 am

Heather Christofk, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Robert Farese, Jr., Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School

Symposium 6: Regeneration and Morphogenesis*

Monday, December 10, 9:45 am

Hans Clevers, Hubrecht Institute
Magdelena Zernicka-Goetz, University of Cambridge

 Symposium 7: Organelle Communication

Tuesday, December 11, 8:00 am

Will Prinz, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH
David Sabatini, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Broad Institute, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology/HHMI
Heidi McBride, McGill University

 Symposium 8: Quality Control

Wednesday, December 12, 11:20 am

Rachel Green, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Peter Walter, University of California, San Francisco


* Heinz Herrmann Symposium. Heinz Herrmann was Professor Emeritus of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of Connecticut. A symposium in his honor was endowed at the ASCB in 1990. A founder of the ASCB, Professor Herrmann was well known for his pioneering approach to research in developmental biology, which has led to over 100 publications. He also wrote two books—Cell Biology andFrom Biology to Sociopolitics.